Synonyms of potent


1. potent, powerful, influential (vs. uninfluential)

usage: having great influence

2. potent, strong, powerful (vs. powerless)

usage: having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"

3. potent (vs. impotent), strong, stiff, equipotent, multipotent, effective#1, effectual#1, efficacious, fertile, powerful

usage: having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"

4. potent (vs. impotent), virile

usage: (of a male) capable of copulation

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Definition and meaning of potent (Dictionary)